Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. FOURTEEN, No. 210, Ed. 1 Wednesday, September 3, 1913 Page: 1 of 8
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CHICKASHA OKLAHOMA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER
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County Commissioners Select Colby
and Greater Fart of Expense
Will Be Borne by
GRADING BEGINS WHEN
REPORT IS MADE
County Funds and Subscriptions Re-
quired to Pay the Bill More
Money Needed to Bridge
The great International highway
fiom Winnipeg Canada tu the gulf
is to he a tangible fact to far as it
travel througn Gratiy county accord-
ing to tlid arrangement made yestcr-
day by thee ouniy commissioners in
regular session in the county clerk's
11 K Colby vas selected by the
county eommbs'oosr to begin at once
on the survey lor tho highway. Ik-
Id to do the work as assistant state
highway engineer and his expense
and salary with tho exception of fl.'u
will bo paid by the state. He is to
wake bin report aw soon as possible to
the countv commissioners when ac-
tual grading will begin on the road
from the Canadian river through
Chickasha to tho Stephens county
The expense of the work is to brf
d'-fray-d by the county with the aid
of whatever private subscriptions
those behind the proposition expect
to obtain from farmers and business
jntn along the route.
Work on the brnUte across the Cana-
dian which must le completed before
the highway is op-ttcl will be h'i?nn
as soon as suftt'-.viii funds are raised.
Thirty thousand dollars will be re-
quired for the brid;i. Canadian coun-
ty has appropriated $sooo and Grady
county $12f.Mti to be used in the con-
struction. Tin remains $10.mhj is
to be raised by subscription. Minco
has already raised Item) of the amount
I'nion City $l"m and Pocasset $K"0.
Neither tho business men of Cbicka-
sha nor the farmer along tho propos-
ed road have et been canvassed.
Such progress lias been made on the
work in other sections that It is ex-
pected tho highway will bo ready for
travel on the completeion of the Cnna-
!inn river bridu'e. aceordin:? to .1. 7.
;wd who hss been fi'-'ivf in M-Ciir-'.ni?
tie "hit-hwav thnmizh C.rady
The other business uitended to by
the commissioners was purely rou-
tine. Tho ipr: of ail county offi-
cers 'ere fS'Ce -i; !v ff l ltot)ds
of W. T. Cloud and E. Brightwell wer-i
approved; the resignation of I. O.
Cakes as treasurer of WashinK'on
township was accepted and J. A. Mol.
let appointed to fill the remainder of
the term and George J. Reynolds was
appointed constable of Bradley town-
ship. In addition to this the regular bills
were allowed and refunds ainouiuiiii;
to about fit) were made to several
men on their 1915 ta s.
IS HADE HAPPY
If you wpre thf cm who . mar-
riage licenses and a blushing girl ol
teventeen summers and a hnshful boy
of twenty-ono had como all the way
from Marlow to get the proper style
of knot tied and the find had the
written consent of her mother but
had neglected to have it slpm-d before j
notary public now w hat would you
fiend the couple back home and tell
them to como again? Well you might
but that's not what the clerk in the
county judge's office did this morn-
ing wh"n Frank Health and Inn Hump-
ton didn't properly inform themselves
on the legal ways and means before.
they stole a march on their friends.
The mother was called over the tele-
phone at her home near Matlow and
the much desired "knot." was tied by
Judge Williams in fifteen mhiUt.es The
couple left this afternoon for their
liome near Mnrlnw.
Tile public schools of the city will
open Monday September 8. The sup-
erintendent and the principal of the
high schol will be in their offices at
the high school building Wednesday
and Thursday to attend to the classi-
fication and the examination of all
new pupils who have come to the city
and any pupils not regularly classified
at the close of school last May.
A meeting of all the wnite teachers
employed in tho schools this year lias
been called at the high schol Satur-
day morning the Oth at 9 : 30.
.Assignment of teachers for the en-
suing jear has been made as follows:
High School Faculty.
Edgar Cowan principal department
of physics and chemistry.
Miss Josephine Bel room la de-
partment of Engl.sh 10th 11th 12th.
Miss Lizzie Goodnight room It) de-
partment German and 9th English
Miss Sadie Puckett department
mathematics room 13.
Miss Jessie V. Newby room 20 de-
.Miss Leah Bradley room 17 depart-
Miss Miriam inglis room 21 com-
Harold H. Albert room 14 depart-
ment biological science.
Emmett Gee rooms 1 3 7 manual
Miss Cecil Kirkpatrick rooms 2 1
domestic science and domestic art.
Grades at High School.
Miss Ethel McCioud supervisor of
music and drawing in grades of all tho
Mi2 Edith Flagler room 10 8th
grammar and reading.
Miss Ileil McWilliatns room 8 8th
history civics etc.
Miss Cora Hudson room 12 8th
Mbs Laura V. Meyer room 9 7th
B and Ttb A.
Miss Georgia Sellers room 11 7th B
jud 7th A.
John II. Duncan principal room S
tith B and Oth A.
Ccsnty Court Grind-
leg at a Brisk Rate
In the county court yesterday a ver-
dict for the defendant was rendered
in the case of ('has. Pashara vs. Roht.
Castlemnn in which plaintiff asked for
The case of J. R. Hubbard vs. Imt-
ton township was continued by agree-
ment as were those of W. M. Smite
vs. A. J. I'.evers; V. M. Hopkins vs.
E. V. Slade; Elva S. Rice doing busi-
ness as the American Standard Jew-
elry Co. vs. N". G. Steel; Frank M.
Bailey and ('. M. Kechheimer vs. Uy
The case of Mrs. M. C. Tucker vs.
John C l ewis was paused owing to
u e oeaiu oi ute ii.uuuii.
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Block vs. J. F. Miller was dismissed. (
The Fivst National bank was given
juUiiM-nt aat iiifcL Caas. P. Brown an J
George Hales got judgment against
J. M. Sharp.
The case of I). N. Garland and E. H. ;
Perry s. Henry Dvllose was dismiss-
hi ana U..U 01 1 line co is "in.
Stat ey for unlawful detainer w as set-
tled out of court.
J. C. Hunter vs. C K. I. k P. lor
injury to live stock was settled at
cost of defendant and J. S. Brown was
given judgment against T. L. Fletcher
01; a note
111 the cane be cud yesterday of Tut-
tle vs. Frisco R. R after tho Jury had
viewed tho grounds where the dam-
i"..; writ: alleged to lv.ivc t"-"!i i'-
cen tti nit- e-iviit 1
of the defendant.
CASfl PAID AT
That financial conditions in the
couniry are good and the farmers haw
a good amount of cash at. their com-
mand was shown by the results of the
niaiket day sale held yesterday on
Second and Kansas avenue. The sal"
aceordl us to Earl Barton clerk was
one of the best this summer showim;
a decided improvement over that of i
"Everything us usual was sold lor
cash and the prices paid were very
satisfactory'' Mr. Barton reported this
and 5lh A.
Miss Jennie Stakor room 7 lih i
and -i tli A.
Miss Claira Gibson room 3rd A
and 1th H.
Miss Ida G. Stanton room ;! 3rd 11.
Miss Mary Heffley room 2 2nd A
and 3rd B.
Mrs. George Uyelie room 4 begin-
ners. West School.
G. E.Meador principal room C 7 U.
Miss Rose Canning room 8 6 A.
Miss Dimple Carrington 0 B room 7.
Miss Mae Scrimser room 0 0 B.
Mrs. Charles Rogers room 3 -1 A
at.-'. 5 U.
Miss Kelia Clark room -I 4 B and
Miss- Lcydon Fiaugher room 12
overflow 3 A and 4 B.
Miss Louise McCarthy room 11
cverflow 3 B.
Miss Jean McKee room jl overflow
Miss Maud Barton room 2 1 A and
Miss Maidn Rice room 1 begin-
ners. North School.
E. If. Black principal f" B room 8.
Miss Levia Meyers 0 B and 5 A
Miss Maud Helton 4 H and 4 A
.Miss Jessie Kelscy 3 B room 5.
.Miss Edith Bwarz 2 A and 3 B
Mrs. M. E. Wyllc 2 11 and 2 A
room 2. ' '
Mrs. tJ. E. Pyle 1 A and 2 B
MrB. W. H. White room 1 begin-
ners. Tliss Cornelia Coryell rural school.
R. NT. Pyrt'e principal.
L.' A. Clark first assistant.
Grace Horsey second assistant.
Doliio Thompson third assistant.
Mrs. Daniels fourth assists ut.
G rtrude Payne fifth assistant.
Addie M. Thornton primary.
Telegram by 1'nited Press.
Little Rock Ark. Sept. 3
Seventy-five tliousaud men
worked on the Arkansas roids
today at Cov. Ilaya' cII. ac-
cwrdilig to ibt.ltiUttS feCeiw-d
from over tiie state.
Ll iuuiiy C.Ueb buoiUcaS Wad
suspended. Gov. Major of Mis-
souri vied with Gov. Hays in
active road work.
Many Called Bat Few
Chosen by Uncle Sao
Two men were accepted yesterday
for the United States cavalry servico
at the local recruiting station. They
were James ). Uctison of Taylor Tex-
as and Oliver Epps of Bonham Texas.
They w ill be sent to the training sta-
tion -the hst of the week.
Nova Williams 20 years old of
Union City was also accepted for ser-
vice lu tlic army baed on the coinii-
uuu 11111 ue otiuitit Ute t;utlM-nt oi til i
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Williams will receive a one third hirs'-
rr salary than he would as a private
The local office during the month .if
August examined ic't men of which
number only 13 were accepted for
service. Most of the SO rejected Were
refused admittance to Uncle Ram'.j
household on account of physical de-
fects. However eiaht. -were rejected
on account of their Inability to read
LETTERS CARRIERS WILL
MEET HERE NEXT YEAR.
Before adjourning their annual con-
vention at Tulsa yesterday the Okla-
homa Rural Letter Carries' associa-
i!on voted to hold Use next meeting in
Chickasha. The association has 539
Miss Cora LuBoou room !i
Tif.IE TO CHANGE''
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Telegram by United Press.
New Haven Sept. 'J. Despite the
interstate commerce commission's re-
quest that the wreckage of the New
Haven disaster yesterday he left un-
disturbed pending an investigation
most of the traces of it were removed
The death list rem- ns at .21. All
but one victim have been identified.
Jewelry valued at seventy-five thou-
sand dollars was found on the body of
Martha Marvin of Louisville.
To Require Steecl Cars.
Washington Aug. 3. Aroused by the
New Haven .- wreck Representative
Talcott of New York announced today
that he would ask tho house to pass as
an emergency act his bill to force
railroads to use nothing but steel pas
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Telegrara by Un"ed Press. .
Sherbrooko. Sept. ii.- Juge Hutch-
inson today sustained the writ of ha
beas corpus calling for Thaw's release.
The immigration authorities immedi
ately took charge of hiiu.
Sherbrooke Sept. 3. When Roger
Thompson the chauffeur who drove
the car in which Harry Thaw escaped
from Matt.eu.wan was brought into
court this morning charged with
bringing a lunntic into the Dominion
the ease was continued until next
Wednesday 'with the consent of both
It is generally believed that Thaw
will be ie(iorted. Both rOilea are arr-.
to.- fr. lltalifo Hitl'bl!1arr rnlinj t
ton BourdvetU'!' petition. Thnw's re-
lease is expected tomorrow but pos-
N. K. L Flame. K. C of ManU'oai.
one of Cau'.ida's greatest criminal law-
yers joined witli the Thaw staff to-
day and wil'i aid in tho fight on tho
APPLICATION NOT DENIED.
F. E. Riddle attorney for John Tr-
mont stated today that Judge Johnson
didn't pass on his application for re-
duction of bond.
"I prepared the application" said
Mr. Riddle "and intended to present
it but. the court suggested that Inas-
much as Judge Bailey had tried the
case he would prei'er to have the lat-
ter pass on tho application. I have
taken 'thu matter 'up with Judge Bai-
ley snd be has promised to give a
lienrituv on it this week."
DEATfiUsF M GAGED "
ONCDAMD TO BORAH
" ' A f T ' g A Wf
Wichita Cal Declares She Was to
Be Married to Man Accused
of Miirder of Wife and
Daughter at Tishomingo
l eicgrani by United Press.
Wichita Kan. Sept. 3. That W. A.
Borah a wealthy real estate man held
at Ardmore Okla. pending an investi-
gation of the death of his wife and
twelve-year-old daughter wdien their
home was burned at Tishomingo some
time ago was engaged to her was
the statement today of Miss Ethel
Henry daughter of the deputy county
treasurer to Sheriff Williams of Tish
The girl said she did not know that
Borali was a married man. Borah's
letters to Miss Ilewey were given to
TLe .irl recently rebuilt d a Kansas
City position to pel pale- for Uer Wed-
ding on September 1. .
Siiei iff V iiiiuiiis sai-l it was eslao-
lished that Borah's wife and daughter
were dead before the fire started.
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ON THE HOV
The Globe store is moving to tin"
Div-vei- tiiiil.lini. -vn...' of -"mirth and
Chickasha which has been thoroughly
overhauled and remodeled. In its new
quarters the Globe will be commodi-
ousiy fitted up and better prepared to
handle Its trade. Tho formal opening
will be held Thursday evening from
8 to 10:30 o'clock.
Thq building vacated by the Globe
will bo occupied by tho Sanford. Mer-
cantilo Co. carrying a big stock of
general merchandise to be opened j r-a JOttns "ettts ana w. n. ou-
this week. The store will be in charge 't V-
of Dan W. Sanford brother of Will Their report aitor it. has neen ap-
Sanford who recently
Regular meeting tonight. Initiation.
Every member requested to be pres
ent. IT. C. Seitz Sec.
Tonight and Thursday in-
Recorded by tho local TJ. S
wather bureau observer:
Minimum . 71
it'elegram by nnttea Truss.
Vera Cruz Sept. 3. John Lind and
Rear Admiral Fletcher are expected
to return late today from a risit with
Linus friend the manager of the
ista iiermosa sugar plantation a
hundred miles inland.
The mishaps that alnrmists predict
ed d:d not occur Lind was within SO
miies of the largest Zapatista camp.
i is believed that lie went to demon
strate that no negotiations are on.
On War Footing.
Telegram by felted Press.
Galveston Texas Sept. 3. The sec-
ond division under Gen. Carter's com
mann was again placed on a war
footing today upon orders received
during the night from Washington.
The sub-committee of the citizens'
committee which is attempting to re-
adjust tiie water rates in Chickasha
met with Mayor Burton and Supl. Pey-
ton last night and decided on a sched-
ule which they will offer for the ap-
proval of the wliole coinuiiute of ten
is to m('t tonight
Ry the plan agreed upon it is ex-
pected that tli o total revenue of the
plant will be increased but the price
; l"'r 8'"n io mo smau consumer will
j be lowered. The increase in revenue
j is 10 be obtained partly by raising
minimum and partly by a slighi
j incrase in Ul lril'e lo the b;S con
I The sub-committee was composed ol
pioved by the "hole committee will
be submitted to tho city council which
Mrs. Ada Woodward who was
brought hack to the Grady county jail
last Friday from Lawton where sho
was taken to testify in the Tremont
trial had a serious rttack of appen-
dicitis last night and her condition
became so critical that an operation
was necessary. The operation was
performed at 11 o'clock last night and
sha is recovering nicely.
Telegram bv United Press.
Topeka Kan. Sept. 3. -John
tin former Kansas United S'ates sen
ator died here after a Ions illness
Representative of Contractors Ar-
rives and Announces that the
Work Will Be Under Way
Within Three Weeks
EXPECT TO FINISH
WITHIN 12 MONTHS
Will Employ Large Force of Men
Building to Cost Over $121-
COO -Up to Date in Con-
struction Work on the new federal building
to be located on Fourth arid Choctaw
avenue is to begin two weeks from
next Monday according to Charles E.
James representative of the M. Yea-
ger Sons Construction company.
which has been awarded the contract
for the structure.
Mr. James arrived in Chickasha last
night- at? spent this forenoon confer-
ring with Postmaster Kayser and go
ing over the plans for the work.
"Probably 35 men and not less than
15 teams will be put to work within
three weeks" Mr. Jair-as said this
morning "and actual construction
work will be begun as soon as material
can be shipped.
"The company has several construc-
tion gangs working over the central
part of the United States but all la-
bor as far as possible will be hired
in Chickasha" Mr. James continued
while discussing the plans.
Mr. James' company is now complet-
ing large federal buildings in Mattoon
111. Jonesville Ark. Astabula Ohio
and several other points in the Missis-
sippi valley. They have a reputation
for "doing things" sud they intent?
rushiaj the local building to comple-
tion. Although the contract gives the
company till March 1 1915 in which
to complete their work Mr. James
states that they expect to have It fin-
ished and to leave the building ready
for occupancy by September 1 131 1.
The Contract price of the building is
something over $121000. It is to be
fire-proof construction and strictly up-to-date
in every respect.
Find Crops Better
Than They Expected
The whole office force of Good &
Co. including C. Schlotterbeck R. M.
Cavet Jack Kilgore and J. C. Good
spent Monday investigating crop con-
ditions in the northeast part of th"
"We won't make a bumper crop this
year" said a member of the firm this
morning 'but aiter the reports we
had heard we w ere indeed surprised at
the Grady county farmers' prospects.
It is true that wo navou't a great cora
crop but in spots the corn li good
and many farmers will have corn to
sell. And there is hardly a farmer in
the county who takes the proper care
of his forage crops who will nvt have
plenty of feed to do him. Feed will be
abundant if the farmers will only care
for It. We were very favorably im-
pressed in tne line of saving feed by
the number of silos now being- put. tip
"As for cotton it is looking much
better than we expected and will
rnak.3 a fine crop.
Tun paiiy iiaveieu over the luiuuie-
burg district and from there several
miles north toward the Canadian
In splito of "Labor Day" the mar-
riage license department of the county
court did its regular amount o? busi-
ness Monday. Tho license issueu w.u
to JVT. Lyons r and Mrs. g. E. t'ecii
12 both of Chickasha.
Early yesterday morning am' ) f
"permit to wed" was dispensed -by
Judge Williams this one to . J.
Hitchcock of Waterloo Ala. 47 and
Miss Savannah T. Scot t 26 of ;uo.
RAN NAIL VNTO KNEE.
Ross Brooker who lives on a rat
five miles west of Chickasha rat
nail into his km-e )ctijii' it..
- 1 a very painful injury
-to town this mornns
iU w as i-i-i in
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